Lullula arborea – Ehedydd y Coed – Former breeding resident, now an occasional visitor
Lullula arborea – Ehedydd y Coed – Former breeding resident, now an occasional visitor Earlier records are summarised in Woodlark 1994 1993 – One, Skomer 11 Oct, 2 Skokholm 23 Oct 1994 – Singles at Scolton 22 Jan, Stackpole Warren 22 Oct, Cemaes Head 2 Nov, Castlemartin 18 Dec 1995 – One Strumble Head 18 […]
Lullula arborea – Ehedydd y Coed – Former breeding resident, now an occasional visitor Woodlarks were generally distributed in Pembrokeshire up to 1866 but their numbers were then severely depressed by the attention of bird catchers. They sold for 36 shillings a dozen, and in consequence were sought after to the point where Mathew (1894) […]
Red = breeding confirmed Orange = breeding probable Yellow = breeding possible More about the Woodlark in Pembrokeshire
Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.
Alauda arborea – Resident, but scarce and local. Has been much persecuted by birdcatchers. The Rev. C. M. Phelps only once saw a Woodlark in the neighbourhood of Tenby. Mr. Tracy says it was common in his day around Pembroke. We had none nesting in our fields at Stone Hall, where we only saw it in small flocks in the […]